Friday, September 19, 2014

2014 DIY Creepy Halloween Makeup looks - Part I

This year I'm especially focused on Halloween makeup looks as opposed to getting a store bought costume. As a self proclaimed DIY addict there's nothing better that putting time and effort into your project and having it turn out amazingly. All you'll need for most of these looks is some face paint, a brush, and these tutorials. If you're looking for a few makeup ideas to scare everyone around you this Halloween then continue reading this post.


                           Maleficent Make-Up Tutorial

The first look is by Kandee Johnson an amazing makeup artist found on Youtube. Maleficent was a huge hit in the theaters this year and there's no doubt that many of you will be inspired to try this amazing look for Halloween.  

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Ice Cream Bread

A few days ago I found out about Ice cream bread. Intrigued I went straight to the grocery store on my way home from work to pick the two ingredients required. Within an hour of being home I began the easy process of making my very first ice cream bread. It was surprisingly delicious and didn't at all taste like a cake as I had expected. The main advantage of this bread is that it's remarkably quick. Usually when I make bread it takes so much more time since I use yeast and baking powder etc, this recipe needs none of those and requires very little preparation time.

Here's what you'll need:

2 Cups Ice Cream, any flavor, softened (I used Breyers Natural Vanilla)

1 1/2 cups Self-Rising Flour

Here's what you'll do: 

Preheat your oven to 350. Spray and flour a 8 x 4 loaf pan, or line it with parchment paper.

In a medium bowl mix the ice cream and flour together until just combined.

Scoop into the loaf and and smooth out.

Bake for about 45 minutes or until a toothpick stuck in the loaf comes out with a few crumbs stuck to it.

Remove from the pan and allow to cool (if you can wait that long)!

For best results..use full fat ice-cream!
Bon App├ętit